Taxa Described in 2022

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The following 6 genera were described in 2022 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Author Type Species Fossil Fossil Age Species Count Notes
Bazboltonia Ectatomminae Heteroponerini Camacho & Feitosa Heteroponera microps, now Bazboltonia microps 1
Boltonia Ectatomminae Heteroponerini Camacho & Feitosa Heteroponera microps, now Bazboltonia microps Homonym, see Bazboltonia
Igaponera Ponerinae Ponerini Troya, Marcineiro, Lattke & Longino Pachycondyla curiosa, now Igaponera curiosa 1
Metalasius Formicinae Lasiini Boudinot, Borowiec & Prebus Lasius myrmidon, now Metalasius myrmidon 1
Schismiscapus Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Varela-Hernández, Riquelme & Guerrero Schismiscapus exstinctum Yes middle Miocene
Mexican amber, Chiapas, Mexico
1
Sussudio Formicinae Boudinot, Borowiec & Prebus Pseudolasius boreus, now Sussudio boreus Yes Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region 1

The following 87 species/subspecies were described in 2022 (see all years)

Taxon Name Subfamily Tribe Genus Species Subspecies Author Type Locality Country Fossil Fossil Age Notes
Aenictus boltoni Dorylinae Aenictus boltoni Gomez Nigeria
Aenictus hitai Dorylinae Aenictus hitai Gomez Kenya
Aenictus jacki Dorylinae Aenictus jacki Gomez Mozambique
Aenictus kodungallurensis Dorylinae Aenictus kodungallurensis Antony & Prasad India
Aenictus koloi Dorylinae Aenictus koloi Gomez Ivory Coast
Aenictus malakkaparensis Dorylinae Aenictus malakkaparensis Antony & Prasad India
Aenictus mvuvii Dorylinae Aenictus mvuvii Gomez Uganda
Aenictus nyuyi Dorylinae Aenictus nyuyi Gomez Senegal
Aenictus popeyei Dorylinae Aenictus popeyei Gómez Cameroon
Aenictus susanae Dorylinae Aenictus susanae Gomez Central African Republic
Aenictus ugaduwensis Dorylinae Aenictus ugaduwensis Gomez Burkina Faso
Aenictus xegi Dorylinae Aenictus xegi Gomez Ghana
Basiceros browni Myrmicinae Attini Basiceros browni Probst & Brandão Ecuador
Basiceros tumucumaquensis Myrmicinae Attini Basiceros tumucumaquensis Probst & Brandão Brazil
Camponotus aina Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus aina Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus andrianjaka Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus andrianjaka Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus antsaraingy Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus antsaraingy Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus aro Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus aro Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus asara Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus asara Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus atimo Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus atimo Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus bemaheva Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus bemaheva Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus bozaka Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus bozaka Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus chrislaini Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus chrislaini Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus claveri Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus claveri Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus daraina Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus daraina Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus harenarum Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus harenarum Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus ihazofotsy Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus ihazofotsy Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus ivadia Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus ivadia Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus jjacquia Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus jjacquia Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus joany Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus joany Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus karsti Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus karsti Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus kelimaso Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus kelimaso Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus lokobe Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus lokobe Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus mahafaly Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus mahafaly Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus maintilany Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus maintilany Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus niavo Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus niavo Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus norvigi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus norvigi Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus rotrae Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus rotrae Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus sambiranoensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus sambiranoensis Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus siamensis Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus siamensis Jaitrong & Jeenthong Thailand
Camponotus tapia Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus tapia Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus tendryi Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus tendryi Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus tsimelahy Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus tsimelahy Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus vano Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus vano Rakotonirina & Fisher Madagascar
Camponotus zoro Formicinae Camponotini Camponotus zoro Rasoamanana & Fisher Madagascar
Carebara colobopsis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Carebara colobopsis Hosoishi & Yamane Cambodia
Crematogaster detecta Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster detecta Ward & Blaimer United States
Crematogaster parapilosa Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster parapilosa Ward & Blaimer United States
Crematogaster vetusta Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Crematogaster vetusta Ward & Blaimer United States
Cryptopone gilvagrande Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone gilvagrande Branstetter & Longino Guatemala
Cryptopone gilvatumida Ponerinae Ponerini Cryptopone gilvatumida Branstetter & Longino Mexico
Dolichoderus bakhtiari Dolichoderinae Dolichoderini Dolichoderus bakhtiari Barabag & Jaitrong Thailand
Eurhopalothrix amati Myrmicinae Attini Eurhopalothrix amati Fiorentino, Tocora & Fernández Colombia
Gerontoformica sternorhabda Sphecomyrminae Sphecomyrmini Gerontoformica sternorhabda Boudinot, Richter, Katzke, Chaul, Keller, Economo, Beutel & Yamamoto Yes Early Cenomanian, Late Cretaceous Burmese amber, Kachin State, Myanmar
Lasius ponderosae Formicinae Lasiini Lasius ponderosae Schär, Talavera, Rana, Espadaler, Cover, Shattuck & Vila United States
Lepisiota chutimae Formicinae Plagiolepidini Lepisiota chutimae Jaitrong, Waengsothorn & Buddhakala Thailand
Leptanilla ujjalai Leptanillinae Leptanillini Leptanilla ujjalai Saroj, Mandi & Dubey India
Monomorium ellenarium Myrmicinae Solenopsidini Monomorium ellenarium Shigayev & Snegovaya Azerbaijan
Pheidole klaman Myrmicinae Attini Pheidole klaman Gómez, Kouakou, Fischer, Hita-Garcia, Katzke & Economo Ivory Coast
Proformica muusensis Formicinae Formicini Proformica muusensis Zhu, Wu, Duan & Xu China
Pseudomyrmex arcanus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex arcanus Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Pseudomyrmex capillatus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex capillatus Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Pseudomyrmex cognatus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex cognatus Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Pseudomyrmex comitator Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex comitator Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Pseudomyrmex ereptor Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex ereptor Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Pseudomyrmex exoratus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex exoratus Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Pseudomyrmex fasciatus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex fasciatus Ward & Branstetter Costa Rica
Pseudomyrmex nimbus Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex nimbus Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Pseudomyrmex veracruzensis Pseudomyrmecinae Pseudomyrmex veracruzensis Ward & Branstetter Mexico
Schismiscapus exstinctum Dolichoderinae Leptomyrmecini Schismiscapus exstinctum Varela-Hernández, Riquelme & Guerrero Yes middle Miocene
Mexican amber, Chiapas, Mexico
Tapinoma pithecorum Dolichoderinae Tapinoma pithecorum Seifert Germany
Tapinoma yacoubi Dolichoderinae Tapinoma yacoubi Sharaf Saudi Arabia
Temnothorax arkasi Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax arkasi Salata & Borowiec Greece
Temnothorax euboeae Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax euboeae Salata & Borowiec Greece
Temnothorax parnonensis Myrmicinae Crematogastrini Temnothorax parnonensis Salata & Borowiec Greece
Tetraponera cortina Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera cortina Ward Democratic Republic of Congo
Tetraponera dispar Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera dispar Ward Congo
Tetraponera elegans Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera elegans Ward Madagascar
Tetraponera exactor Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera exactor Ward South Africa
Tetraponera furtiva Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera furtiva Ward South Africa
Tetraponera insularis Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera insularis Ward Madagascar
Tetraponera kosi Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera kosi Ward South Africa
Tetraponera pedana Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera pedana Ward Kenya
Tetraponera pumila Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera pumila Ward Burundi
Tetraponera redacta Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera redacta Ward Kenya
Tetraponera setosa Pseudomyrmecinae Tetraponera setosa Ward Uganda
Wadeura holmgrenita Ponerinae Ponerini Wadeura holmgrenita Branstetter & Longino Peru